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paperwork, so there would have been additional conditions we would have sought, thank you. >> thank you. any other public comment on this item? >> good morning again, supervisors. stefano coslano. though we don't represent them *, they are not our clients, initially they did come to us about outreach. we did encourage them to get out to the community. where they are situated tends to be a little muddy water. sometimes you get mud when you are in muddy water. however, i could see them saying this is part of the solution, not part of the problem. right now type 42 wine bars don't tend to be problematic. i have opened quite a few citywide. they tend to bring in a better clientele. somebody that is looking for something a little bit different. some of the other
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establishments who are type 48s or what have you tend to -- you know, there could be fights or this. this is not the case here. this is a husband and wife and a family trying to survive and operate a business in san francisco, deemed a tough area. i'm encouraged the police department has put down conditions they believe that will, you know, make sure there isn't any issues with the space. i also wanted to thank michael for his outreach in giving him pointers. i think if he has points he would like to recommend, although they may not go in, because it is late as recommendations, i think the owners would engage with him and listen to his advice and insight. he is an experienced guy out there. so i hope that this family could stay in business. i would hate to see these mom and pops, you know, who
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are struggling, you know, not run a sustainable business. so i would like for you to pass it to the board with recommendation. >> any other public comment on this item? seeing none, public comment is closed. any questions or comments? >> i do appreciate the public comment that was made and some of the concerns that neighbors have expressed. it does also sound like the proprietors are folks who are looking to help address some of the problems that have been faced in the neighborhood. i hope that that business does continue to do that. so with that i will move the item forward with the approved or recommended restrictions or conditions. >> that will be the order, without objection. mr. clerk, any other items in front of the committee? >> no others. >> seeing none, we adjourned.
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>> i love teaching. it is such an exhilarating experience when people began to feel their own creativity. >> this really is a place where all people can come and take a class and fill part of the community. this is very enriching as an artist. a lot of folks take these classes and take their digital imagery and turn it into negatives. >> there are not many black and white darkrooms available anymore. that is a really big draw. >> this is a signature piece. this is the bill largest
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darkroom in the u.s.. >> there are a lot of people that want to get into that dark room. >> i think it is the heart of this place. you feel it when you come in. >> the people who just started taking pictures, so this is really an intersection for many generations of photographers and this is a great place to learn because if you need people from different areas and also everyone who works here is working in photography.
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>> we get to build the community here. this is different. first of all, this is a great location. it is in a less-populated area. >> of lot of people come here just so that they can participate in this program. it is a great opportunity for people who have a little bit of photographic experience. the people have a lot, they can really come together and share a love and a passion. >> we offer everything from traditional black and white darkrooms to learning how to process your first roll of film. we offer classes and workshops in digital camera, digital
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printing. we offer classes basically in the shooting, ton the town at night, treasure island. there is a way for the programs exploring everyone who would like to spend the day on this program. >> hello, my name is jennifer. >> my name is simone. we are going on a field trip to take pictures up the hill. >> c'mon, c'mon, c'mon. >> actually, i have been here a lot. i have never looked closely
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enough to see everything. now, i get to take pictures. >> we want to try to get them to be more creative with it. we let them to be free with them but at the same time, we give them a little bit of direction. >> you can focus in here. >> that was cool. >> if you see that? >> behind the city, behind the houses, behind those hills. the see any more hills? >> these kids are wonderful. they get to explore, they get to see different things. >> we let them explore a little bit. they get their best.
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if their parents ever ask, we can learn -- they can say that they learned about the depth of field or the rule of thirds or that the shadows can give a good contrast. some of the things they come up with are fantastic. that is what we're trying to encourage. these kids can bring up the creativity and also the love for photography. >> a lot of people come into my classes and they don't feel like they really are creative and through the process of working and showing them and giving them some tips and ideas. >> this is kind of the best kept secret. you should come on and take a class. we have orientations on most saturdays. this is a really

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